Kanishka Singharia

Kanishka is a journalist at Hindustan Times’ news desk. When not in newsroom, you will find her on streets of Delhi exploring food cafes or capturing world through her lens.

Articles by Kanishka Singharia

Good morning, Delhi! Aurangzeb Lane has now been renamed to… | VIDEO

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) announced that the Aurangzeb Lane in the area will be renamed as Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Lane.

NDMC officials change the signage board after the name of Auranzeb lane is being renamed to APJ Abdul Kalam Lane in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna)
Updated on Jul 06, 2023 01:25 PM IST

Pawar v Pawar, the numbers game: Who is in Ajit's camp? Who remains with Sharad?

The ongoing power struggle within the party has now boiled down to a question of numbers.

Ajit Pawar and Sharad Pawar
Updated on Jul 06, 2023 11:48 AM IST

Morning rain makes weather pleasant in Delhi-NCR, IMD says more to follow

The weather department said cloudy weather and occasional showers are likely over the next six to seven days.

The Met office has issued a yellow alert, warning showers could flood low-lying areas and disrupt the flow of traffic on key roads.
Published on Jul 06, 2023 09:38 AM IST

Videos of ‘Slap Kabaddi’ takes internet by storm | All you need to know

Kabaddi has long held a significant position as one of the most beloved sports in the Indian subcontinent.

Unlike the conventional kabaddi format featuring teams of seven players, 'Thappad' or Slap Kabaddi thrives as a one-on-one sport.
Published on Jul 06, 2023 08:36 AM IST

‘Boil in the bag’: UK introduces eco-friendly 'water cremation'

Scheduled for implementation later this year, water cremation is poised to become a sustainable alternative to conventional burials and cremations.

Co-op Funeralcare claims that this process generates a third less greenhouse gas emissions compared to traditional cremation methods.(Whiteroseaquacremation)
Published on Jul 03, 2023 06:38 PM IST

Man blames IndiGo's ‘tired’ pilot for wife's flight delay, airline responds

According to Mohan's tweets, his wife's flight from Dehradun to Chennai on July 2 experienced a delay of over three hours.

Acknowledging the issues being faced by the passengers, IndiGo responded on Twitter.(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 03, 2023 04:04 PM IST

New study uncovers treatment-resistant ‘cognitive subtype’ of depression

The identification of this cognitive subtype of depression presents a significant breakthrough in treating the complexities of depressive disorders.

Representative image.
Published on Jul 02, 2023 08:11 PM IST

Who will be NCP's ‘reliable face?' Sharad Pawar's answer is… | Watch

As the 2024 LS elections draw closer, all eyes are on Sharad Pawar and the NCP to see how they navigate through this internal challenge and their positioning.

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar addresses a press conference on party leader Ajit Pawar joining the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government and taking oath as Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, in Mumbai on Sunday. (ANI)
Published on Jul 02, 2023 06:20 PM IST

Maha cabinet reshuffle: Ajit Pawar joins Shinde- led BJP govt | Top points

The alliance between the NCP and the BJP has caught many by surprise, as the two parties have had contrasting ideologies in the past.

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar signs documents after taking oath as Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister, at Raj Bhavan, in Mumbai.(PTI)
Published on Jul 02, 2023 03:04 PM IST

Delhi metro commuters landing in UP with liquor bottles may face trouble

As per the current rules in Uttar Pradesh, only one unsealed bottle of liquor is allowed to be imported from neighbouring Delhi or Haryana.

To enforce the regulations, the excise department plans to increase surveillance at metro stations and take legal action against individuals caught with sealed liquor bottles brought from outside Uttar Pradesh.
Published on Jul 01, 2023 10:39 PM IST

Monsoon marvels: AI artist's creations redefine Mumbai's rain-ready vehicles

Using the AI software Midjourney, Omre depicts a range of unique vehicles designed to navigate the flooded streets and waterlogged subways of Mumbai.

The inclusion of the
Published on Jul 01, 2023 08:35 PM IST

Zolo CEO shares Google Maps ETA to highlight Bengaluru's traffic congestion

Dr. Nikhil Sikri, co-founder and CEO of Zolo, recently took to LinkedIn to voice his concerns regarding the city's ongoing traffic issues.

The recurring issue has contributed to the growing notoriety of the southern state for its traffic bottlenecks, tarnishing its image outside the realm of the software sector.
Published on Jul 01, 2023 06:36 PM IST

Bengaluru resident's note to neighbour on parking space goes viral.

The viral post features an image of a note gently taped on a car window, requesting the owner of the vehicle not to park in front of the sender's house.

Das, who shared the image, captioned the post,
Published on Jul 01, 2023 05:21 PM IST

'Chennai, you have my heart': US envoy relishes South Indian dishes at TN Bhavan

The video shows Eric Garcetti seated at a restaurant, eagerly relishing an array of aromatic dishes from the rich and diverse South Indian cuisine.

Ambassador of the United States Eric Garcetti.
Published on Jun 14, 2023 05:45 PM IST

Predator to prey: Shark swallows Russian tourist, meets an unexpected fate

Vladimir Popov was enjoying a swim in the Red Sea when the 10-foot tiger shark suddenly targeted him.

The shocking attack lasted for approximately two hours.(Unsplash)
Published on Jun 13, 2023 10:40 PM IST

Why is Dutch govt aggressively promoting use of sun creams among citizens?

A councillor from a North Sea bathing resort said that children should get used to applying sunscreen from an early age so that it becomes a habit.

Under this new initiative, sun cream dispensers will be installed throughout the Netherlands during the summer season. (Pexels)
Published on Jun 13, 2023 09:41 PM IST

'Tremors were strong... scared school kids': J&K locals after 5.4 quake hits

Twitter users shared videos of ceiling fans shaking during the quake.

A local said,
Published on Jun 13, 2023 04:01 PM IST

Delhi HC judges go beyond schedule to hear urgent cases during summer break

Justices Jasmeet Singh and Vikas Mahajan were among the judges assigned to the vacation bench this year.

Justice Jasmeet Singh and Justice Vikas Mahajan.(Live Law)
Updated on Jun 12, 2023 11:13 PM IST

‘Taking clues from past': NCW chief on rising 'crimes against live-in partners'

On Wednesday, a 56-year-old man from Mumbai was arrested for killing her live-in partner, which seemed eerily similar to the Shraddha Walkar murder case.

National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Rekha Sharma.(Twitter)
Published on Jun 09, 2023 07:32 AM IST
By | Edited by Kunal Gaurav

‘Foul smell, pieces lying’: How Mumbai cops discovered Shraddha Walkar re-run

Mumbai murder case: The officials also suspect that the perpetrator deliberately disposed of the missing body parts in an undisclosed location.

The accused, identified as Manoj Sahani, had been staying with Saraswati Vaidya, 32, in flat No. 704 in J-Wing of Geeta Akash Deep building in Geeta Nagar Phase 7 over the past three years.
Updated on Jun 08, 2023 01:30 PM IST

ChatGPT creator Sam Altman warns of job cuts. Then points to silver lining

Altman, in an interview stressed that while certain jobs may become obsolete due to automation, new opportunities would emerge.

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman.(AFP)
Published on Jun 08, 2023 09:05 AM IST

At school event Kejriwal remembers Sisodia, cries, ‘this was his dream’ | Video

In his speech today Arvind Kejriwal accused the BJP of attempting to halt that revolution by arresting his ministers.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal broke down while addressing an event in the national capital.
Published on Jun 07, 2023 03:13 PM IST

Drone taxi takes first test spin in Israel, could ease traffic congestion

Among the drones tested over the past week was AIR ZERO, manufactured in Israel, which can accommodate up to two passengers.

The project has been launched under the Israel National Drone Initiative.
Published on Jun 07, 2023 09:43 AM IST

Railways fact-checks Congress leader's claim after Odisha train crash

The IRCTC, responded to the claims on Twitter, stating the claim is “factually incorrect."

As many as 278 people have been killed and over 1,000 were injured in the horrific three-train collision.
Published on Jun 06, 2023 03:18 PM IST

Odisha train crash: Brother rescues 10-year-old from under heap of 7 bodies

After the trains collided, the young boy found himself trapped beneath the weight of several bodies.

A Class 5 student, Debasish and some members of his family were traveling to Bhadrak in Odisha on the Coromandel Express when an apparent signalling issued caused a pile-up between three trains.
Published on Jun 06, 2023 12:54 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

Odisha train crash: Father's unwavering hope helps find son alive in morgue

Biswajit, despite being in pain, managed to answer the call with a feeble voice, conveying that he was still alive but suffering greatly.

The family drove Biswajit to SSKM Hospital in Kolkata for further treatment.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 12:58 PM IST

TMC behind Odisha train crash, tapped officials' phones: BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari

“How did the conversation between two railway officials reach the TMC should also be probed,” Suvendu Adhikari asked.

More than 270 people were killed in the Odisha train accident. (AFP)
Published on Jun 06, 2023 08:55 AM IST

‘When I was railway minister…’: Nitish on his resignation after Gaisal mishap

At least 288 people have been killed and over 1000 were injured in a horrific three-train collision.

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar addresses a press conference.(Pappi Sharma)
Published on Jun 05, 2023 01:06 PM IST

Khalistani radicals chant ‘go back' slogans ahead of Rahul's New York visit

A video showed a group of Khalistan extremists chanting “go back slogans” for the Congress leaders.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi speaks at an event, in Washington.(PTI)
Published on Jun 05, 2023 12:06 PM IST

Odisha crash: Ashwini Vaishnaw gets emotional; 'responsibility not over' | Watch

Videos also showed Vaishnaw praying on the side-lines as train services were restored in the down-line track of the accident site.

Railways minister Ashwini Vaishnaw oversees restoration work at the site of the accident involving three trains, near Bahanaga Bazar railway station in Balasore district.(PTI)
Published on Jun 05, 2023 08:38 AM IST
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